Sharon Wermedahl, 87, Fargo, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at her home under the care of Home Instead, Fargo.
Sharon was the first child of William E. Schmokel and Joanne (Nasiedlak) Schmokel. She attended elementary school in Prior Lake, MN, graduated from Shakopee High School and received a BA and MA from Mankato State College. She taught in Prior Lake and at Central High School in St. Paul. She was also on the staff at Moorhead State University as a counselor.
She married Boyd Wermedahl on June 12, 1971 and set up residency on South 8th St in Fargo.
She was a founding member and first president of the Fargo Heritage Society as well as serving as the past president of the Fine Arts Club of Fargo. She was a 40 year long season ticket holder for the Winnipeg Ballet and enjoyed attending over 100 performances with Boyd throughout the years. She was also a member of the Fargo/Moorhead Horticulture Society and the Restus Bronson Catholic Study Club.
She is survived by her husband, Boyd; sister-in-law, Eileen Schmokel, Prior Lake, MN; godchildren, Sandy Schmokel, Lake Elmo, MN, Shelley (Allen) Schmokel-Joscher; nieces and nephews, Scott (June) Schmokel, Mike (Kris) Schmokel, Paul (Keri) Schmokel, Jeff Schmokel, Suzie (Brad) Lindow, Jim (Michelle) Ludowese, Lori (Vince) Paulus, Juliann Hirst, Charles (Christina) Hirst; sister-in-law, Gayle Hirst, and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brother, William J. Schmokel; sister, Roberta J. Ludowese.
Memorials preferred to the Sisters of the Presentation Prayer Center; North Dakota State Historical Society Endowment Fund.
Funeral Mass: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo with visitation starting at 12:00 P.M. The service will be live streamed on Boulger Funeral Home’s website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.